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DAIMON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does daimon mean? 

DAIMON (noun)
  The noun DAIMON has 1 sense:

1. one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief

  Familiarity information: DAIMON used as a noun is very rare.


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DAIMON (noun)


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Meaning:

One of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

daemon; daimon; demon; devil; fiend

Hypernyms ("daimon" is a kind of...):

evil spirit (a spirit tending to cause harm)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "daimon"):

incubus (a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women)

succuba; succubus (a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men)

dibbuk; dybbuk ((Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior)


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